Go green with the Nature Museum!

October 19, 2011 at 7:15 pm Leave a comment

We love On The Go Chicago! We are partnering up with our good friend, Cindy for the 4th Annual Go Go Green 5k Run/Walk  this weekend! Come check it out!  Read the below blog post from On The Go Chicago for more details…


GoGoGreenLogo2011 Go green with the Nature Museum!On the go is thrilled to be part of the 4th Annual Go Go Green 5K Run/Walk this weekend.  Not only can you get a bit of exercise and enjoy this wonderful Fall weather we’ve been having (Saturday’s high is predicted to be 58 degrees), but you can bring the family and enjoy some kid-sized fun after the race!

Best of all, the proceeds will benefit the Museum’s vision to be the urban gateway to nature and science. During the race, the Lincoln Parkgo go green 2 150x150 Go green with the Nature Museum! footpath will be transformed into a sea of green, as all participants are asked to dress in green. The fun continues when the Nature Museum opens its doors, for a morning filled with “green” events and activities. From science experiments, to hanging out with some of the Museum’s reptile species, to cooking demonstrations in Nature’s Lunch Box and learning about recycling (bring old batteries and gym shoes), the after-race will feature fun activities and learning opportunities to help connect all of us with nature and science – right in the heart of Lincoln Park.

108 150x150 Go green with the Nature Museum!On the go will be there with our Diaper Changing and Family Aid Station.  In addition to a clean and safe place to change your little one’s diaper, band-aids, wipes and hand sanitizer; we’ll also be107 Go green with the Nature Museum! handing out balloons, Halloween stickers and tips on the best places to find kid-sized fun this Fall.  We are thrilled to be partnering with Square One Organics.  They will be handing out samples of their delicious frozen organic mango puree.  Plus, the first 150 people who visit our tent will get a reusable shopping bag!  Just look for the BIG orange tent near registration and packet pick-up.

Hope to see you there!

Inside Scoop:

  • What – go go Green 5K
  • Where – Lincoln Park directly across from the Nature Museum (2430 N. Canon Dr.)
  • When, Saturday, October 22nd, registration opens at 7am and the race starts at 9am.
  • Cost – $40 adults, $15 children (under 6 are FREE)
  • Insider Tip – All participants are encouraged to wear green.  Stop buy the on the go Diaper Changing/Family Aid Station for Square One Organic samples, stickers, balloons and more!

About Cindy & On The Go Chicago

In addition to being a mom of two toddlers, Cindy McCarthy is an urban explorer of kid-sized Chicago and founder of onthegoChicago.com, a website that highlights the best kid-sized places to go eat, shop, play and learn in Chicago. You can also follow on the go on Twitter and Facebook.


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